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Poems of Emily Dickinson, series 2

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Author: Emily Dickinson
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,007 / 50 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 4,429
mnybks.net#: 2220
Genre: Poetry
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and not always clearly, have at times thrown a good deal of responsibility upon her Editors. But all interference not
absolutely inevitable has been avoided. The very roughness of her rendering is part of herself, and not lightly to be touched; for it seems in many cases that she intentionally avoided the smoother and more usual rhymes.

Like impressionist pictures, or Wagner's rugged music, the very absence of conventional form challenges attention. In Emily Dickinson's exacting hands, the especial, intrinsic fitness of a particular order of words might not be sacrificed to anything virtually extrinsic; and her verses all show a strange cadence of inner rhythmical music. Lines are always daringly constructed, and the "thought-rhyme" appears frequently,--appealing, indeed, to an unrecognized sense more elusive than hearing.

Emily Dickinson scrutinized everything with clear-eyed frankness. Every subject was proper ground for legitimate study, even the sombre facts of death and burial, and the unk

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2008.01.14
Andrei
****.

i want to read more of her poems because are very interesting.


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